How to produce a big-ass event. Nuts, bolts and the games you must play to get people to show up to your happening. Case studies: Art Conspiracy, Pecha Kucha among many others. www.sarahjanesemrad.com
Sarah Jane Semrad is an award-winning artist, social entrepreneur and community organizer committed to cultivating creativity and fun in Dallas. She is the co–founder and trusted consigliere for all things Art Conspiracy – a nonprofit connecting artists and musicians with each other for the benefit of the local art economy. In 2006, Semrad co–founded La Reunion TX, a nonprofit creating an artist residency program in Dallas. She's been called everything from merely 'interesting' to a 'mastermind'. Past entrepreneurial ventures include IR Gallery, Pigeon–Stone Project, Magnolia Gallery and Corinth Park. Semrad is currently employed by the Triple A music station KXT 91.7 where she raises tons of money, handles all the marketing and social media needs and manages all the station's events including the annual music festival, Summer Cut. She is married to musician Paul Semrad and they live in Oak Cliff with their two amazing children. Sarah Jane is earning a Master of Liberal Arts from Southern Methodist University and holds a BA in chemistry from the University of Dallas.